Dante's Vengeance Plot Against Villefort

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In the vengeance plot against Villefort all of Dantes action was undeniably justified because Villefort ruined Dantes life to save his own. Since Villefort is the public prosecutor, Dantes is arrested and taken to him to discuss the terms on why Dantes was arrested. According to the foregoing conversation both Villefort and Dantes were under the impression that Dantes would soon be “back to your friends”.(23) But when Villefort is told that the letter is addressed Monsieur Noirtier “a thunderbolt could not have struck Villefort more suddenly or unexpectedly”(23). Villefort knows that “if he ever learns the Noirtier is Villefort’s father, I’m ruined, ruined forever!”(24). Villefort does not contemplate with Dantes situation, or even that they…show more content…
On the return from the trip on the Pharaon Dantes took control of the ship with the tragic passing of the captain all of the sailors “love and respect”(22) Dantes. Danglars, who was the purser, was as much disliked by the crew as Edmond Dantes was liked by them”(2). “Danglars, possessed by the demon of hatred”(6) was jealous of such a young sailor moving up in power so quickly and have such good fortune in a short amount of time. Danglars is the prime culprit for accusign Dantes of treason. Dantes thoroughly plans his revenge against Danglars by first going to Danglars and opening a line of unlimited credit as the Count of Monte Cristo, setting up Danglars to be sabotaged later. Dantes send fake telegraphs to Danglars to cause him to lose 1 million francs. Then knowing that Danglars in greedy the Count points out to Danglars about a new prince who recently moved to France. The Count convinces Danglars to believe that he has moved here “so that he’ll find a wife here”(229). On hearing that “If he [the prince] marries a banker’s daughter, for example, his father may invest in the firm of his son’s father-in-law”(229). Danglars selfish characteristics are attracted by the fact that he will be able to get a possible fortune off of marrying his daughter to a prince excites him. He has no concern to the details of the wedding and agreements, or even to his daughter’s and Albert’s family’s consent.…show more content…
Dantes alias, the Count of Monte Cristo is successful in his justified revenge, but needlessly manipulates the innocent children of his enemies in order to accomplish his
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